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Society Honors Centennial of the Wisconsin Capitol

Information and resources on the Centennial of the Wisconsin Capitol in 2017
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The hub of media and news releases for the Wisconsin Historical Society. Look at recent articles, images, and media room items provided by WHS.
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Fact Sheet for the Wisconsin Historical Society

Read a brief overview of our history and divisions.
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Courier Building Listed in National Register of Historic Places

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The Courier Building located in Rock County is now registered as a national historic place.
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Wisconsin Historical Museum's 'Shifting Gears' Exhibit Closing Oct. 10

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The exhibit, “Shifting Gears: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling,” at the Wisconsin Historical Museum will be closing Saturday, October 10.
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Wisconsin Historical Society Celebrates Archives Month in October

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During the month of October, the Wisconsin Historical Society will be celebrating Archives Month by hosting two open houses for the public.
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Explore the Past with the Wisconsin Historical Society Wisconsin History Tour

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The Wisconsin Historical Society is taking history on the road with the Wisconsin History Tour, currently at the Kenosha Public Library until Nov. 30.
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Taste Traditions of Wisconsin: Monster Legends of Wisconsin and the Midwest

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Join this dinner and lecture with Linda Godfrey to discuss dozens of legends of monster-sightings in the Midwest.
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Meet Award-Winning Author and Illustrator Lita Judge at Wade House

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Families will have an opportunity to meet Lita Judge and learn more about her books at Wade House historic site on Thursday, Oct. 8.
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Proposed Marine Sanctuary Along Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan Coastline to Be Designated by NOAA

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will designate a new National Marine Sanctuary along Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan coastline.
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End-of-the-Season Autumn Celebration at Wade House

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Revel in the traditions of the fall season during Wade House's "Autumn Celebration" on Saturdays, October 10 and 17 and Sundays, October 11 and 18.
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Wisconsin Goes Hollywood at the Wisconsin Historical Museum

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The Wisconsin Historical Museum will be seeing stars with the opening of the new exhibit “Wisconsin Goes Hollywood” on Tuesday, October 20.
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New Members Named to Wisconsin State Historical Society Board of Curators

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Three new members have been elected this year to serve on the Board of Curators, the governing body of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Top U.S. Art Conservator Helps the Wisconsin Historical Society Preserve Cased Images

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The Wisconsin Historical Society recently had a visit from Gawain Weaverto learn how to preserve the cased antique images in the Society’s collection.
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University Hill Farms Historic District Listed in National Register of Historic Places

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The University Hill Farms Historic District located in Madison is now listed as a national historic place.
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Wisconsin History Tour Along with the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Celebrates Veterans Day

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The Wisconsin History Tour and Wisconsin Veterans Museum will host a day of free events to honor the men and women who have served the United States.
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Wisconsin Historical Society Historic Preservation Review Board to Meet Friday, November 20, in Madison

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The Wisconsin Historical Society's Historic Preservation Review Board and its committees will meet on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the Pyle Center.
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Villa Louis Historic Site Celebrates a Victorian Home for the Holidays

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Villa Louis, one of the nation’s most authentically restored Victorian homes will be celebrating a “Victorian Home for the Holidays” this winter.
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Experience the Magic of a 19th-Century Holiday at Old World Wisconsin

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Old World Wisconsin will be hosting a 19th-century holiday celebration during the first two weekends in December the 5-6 and the 12-13.

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